I found this note tucked away in an old folder. I wrote it several years ago for my kids, but I don’t think I ever shared it with them.
This world is full of counterfeiters so it’s not surprising that buyers are naturally skeptical. However, if a person’s apprehension is beyond reason then they are one in name, only.
Most of us honestly do want God’s will at work in our lives. That’s not the problem. The problem is how we go about God’s work
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. (Romans 8:28 KJV)
Alexander had been a wild, hard-partying young man before God got hold of his life. But, now, he was saved and freshly graduated from a Bible school.
Certainly, there are people that have said and done things so egress as to justify their excommunication from society.
Now, neither my wife nor I have suffered even a smidge from these rebuffs, but I am reminded that it is both natural and healthy for Christians to suffer in this world. That may seem odd, but I see it as an enduring aspect of Christianity’s life in this world. Just look at what Jesus said.
Jesus answered, “The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.”
Lyrics to Mr. (Fred) Rogers’s Neighborhood song:It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood,A beautiful day for a neighbor,Would you be mine?Could you be mine? We live next door to an elderly widow who has re-taught us how to be a neighbor.She welcomed us to the neighborhood with her home-baked cake. And, since that time, we’ve […]
When we read the genealogies in Matthew and Luke, we see four important titles ascribed to Jesus of Nazareth.